Certificate in Cybersecurity Management

The local and regional job markets have high demand for cybersecurity professionals. According to CyberSeek, Wisconsin has about 2,900 openings in cybersecurity, while Illinois has 13,000 and Minnesota has 5,600. An Emsi data set of job postings related to mid-level and advanced-level positions in cybersecurity in Wisconsin and neighboring states (Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana, and Michigan) for the period of May 2017 to June 2018 indicates a job posting intensity and a median job posting duration that far exceeds the posting intensity and posting duration for all other occupations. These metrics indicate that employers are putting more effort than normal into hiring cybersecurity professionals. The Emsi report also indicated the most frequently posted job titles are Information Security Analysts (39.5%) and Security Managers/Administrators (10.2%).

Program Coordinator

Paul Ambrose, Associate Dean
Hyland Hall 4300D
262-472-1945
gradbus@uww.edu

Department

Hyland Hall 4300
262-472-1945
gradbus@uww.edu

Degree Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management requires the completion of 5 courses (14-15 units):

A minimum of four courses (12 units) must come from the following courses:12
FUNDAMENTALS OF ETHICAL HACKING
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION ASSURANCE AND SECURITY
DATA DRIVEN SECURITY
INDUSTRIAL AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY
CYBER INCIDENT RESPONSE, BUSINESS CONTINUITY, AND RISK MANAGEMENT
and not more than one course (2-3 units) can come from the following courses:2-3
FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BUSINESS
Total Units14-15